Category: Interviews



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Interview
Pursuing a collaborative framework

Abdulrahman Salim Al Hatmi, Group CEO, ASYAD talks about the Sultanate of Oman Logistics Strategy 2040 and its efforts in achieving the enshrined goals.  Mayank Singh reports What is ASYAD’s mandate and vision as Oman’s leading logistics group and what has been achieved in pursuance of these objectives? ASYAD has two primary mandates; the first is […]

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Emilio Pera - KPMG
Enhanced customer centricity

Emilio Pera, Partner and Head of Audit, KPMG in the Lower Gulf shares his thoughts on Oman and GCC’s banking sector. An OER report What has been the impact on the banking sector in the GCC region due to the changes in the regional and global political, economic and technological dynamics? Overall, it looks like […]

Banking & Finance
Banking
Enhanced value proposition

Hanaa Al Hinai, DGM – Private Banking and Retail Banking Products Development, Retail and Private Banking Division, Ahlibank shares her thoughts on the bank’s premium banking offering and differentiation. Mayank Singh reports Can you share details of Ahlibank premium banking? What kind of products and services are offered to customers? Ahlibank has always been on […]

Banking
Abdulnasir Al Raisi - DGM Premier Banking 2017 (1)
Personalised services

Abdulnasir Al Raisi, DGM – Premier Banking, Bank Muscat speaks about the bank’s vision in private banking and the unique premier banking services it offers. Excerpts from an interview Please share details of Bank Muscat’s Premier banking services? The vibrant premier banking experience offered by Bank Muscat encompasses Bank Muscat Private for exclusive private banking […]

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Interview
Setting new benchmark

Mahmood Mohamed Ali Al Jarwani, chairman Al Jarwani Group which develops the upcoming Mall of Muscat, Sohar China Downtown and WTC Muscat, believes that real estate investment has a promising future in the Sultanate in view of its potential in contributing to the national economy. Excerpts from an interview Can you give us a brief on […]

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Unlocking Oman’s tourism potential

Sundus Rotana Muscat has mapped out its future with focus on creating employment opportunities for Omanis and contributing to the Sultanate’s 2040 tourism strategy, says General Manager, David Faull Sundus Rotana opened its door in late 2017. Could you talk about the operations and some of the unique offerings of the hotel? Sundus Rotana is […]

Cover Story
Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre - Trevor McCartney, General Manager new
Placing Oman in international spotlight

Since opening its doors in October 2016, Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) has hosted over 200 local, regional and international events. Excerpts from an interview with General Manager, Trevor McCartney Can you talk about the operations and major milestones of OCEC since opening its doors in October 2016? Since opening its doors in October […]

Interviews
CBO
On a solid footing  

HE Tahir bin Salim bin Abdullah Al Amri, Executive President of Central Bank of Oman, talks to OER about the initiatives and policy measures to strengthen Oman’s banking sector. Excerpts from an interview  What are the new policy measures taken by the Central Bank of Oman to strengthen the banking sector and make it compliant […]

Interviews
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SUBAJ to revolutionise shopping & rewards system  

Based on blockchain, augmented reality, geodrop technology and social gamification, SUBAJ Global Network is going to completely transform the shopping and rewards system for the customers and merchants, says Adebayo Surakatu, Founder & CEO of the Germany based SUBAJ GmbH. Excerpts of the interview with him:   What are the inherent issues in the traditional […]

Interviews
Ooredoo
Transformative effort

Sultan Al Wahaibi, Chief Business and Wholesale Officer, Ooredoo shares how the Be Digital campaign can fulfil digitalisation needs of organisations. Mayank Singh reports What is the idea behind Ooredoo’s ‘Be Digital’ campaign? As a company, we want to raise awareness within Oman about the importance of digital transformation and this is not limited to […]